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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Nation and The Punch.

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Find out what is making headlines all over the country from the covers of The Guardian, Vanguard, The Nation and The Punch.

For today, December 6 2016:


TSA inflows cover government’s borrowings, CBN tells Sanusi

Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) yesterday debunked its former Governor and now Emir of Kano, Muhammadu Sanusi’s II claim last week that the Federal Government, under the President Muhammadu Buhari’s administration had overdrawn on its account with the apex Bank to the tune of N4.7 trillion.

Billing controversy threatens electricity supply to South East

Electricity consumers in the Southeast are threatening a showdown with the only service provider, the Enugu Electricity Distribution Company (EEDC), over alleged outrageous billings and mass disconnection of debtors.

Rivers government alleges plot to kill Wike as police withdraw CSO

Rivers State government has expressed fear that Governor Nyesom Wike might have been marked for assassination following the sudden removal of his chief security officer yesterday.



Soyinka to hold private funeral on Trump’s swearing-in day

Nobel laureate, Prof. Wole Soyinka, Monday, vowed to hold a private funeral on January 20, 2017, the day the United States President-elect, Donald Trump, will be sworn in, threatening to also move his foundation out of the country in protest against unwarranted commentaries generated by the Green card issue.

No quitting APC, Tinubu vows; Buhari deceived the North with Islam says Junaid

Former governor of Lagos State, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has vowed not to defect from the All Progressives Congress, APC, saying he would not abandon a house he helped to build to form another mega party.

Sanusi lied; CBN’s lending to FG is N1.467 trn – Presidency

New facts emerged yesterday that the CBN advanced the Federal Government the sum of N1.193 trillion as Ways and Means as at 2nd December 2016. A fact sheet of the accounts of the Federal Government with the CBN, obtained yesterday from Presidency sources disclosed that the Federal Government did not borrow above its limit from the Central Bank of Nigeria, CBN.



Fed Govt’s account balance in credit

The Federal Government’s account with the Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) is in credit, contrary to Emir of Kano Muhammadu Sanusi 11’s claim to the contrary, it was learnt yesterday.

Green card: Soyinka slams critics

Nobel laureate Prof Wole Soyinka yesterday came down hard on Nigerians who questioned the sincerity of his claim that he had dumped his United States green card.

$180m Halliburton scam: Ex-Heads of State’s indictment ‘scared Jonathan’

There are new insights on why the $180million Halliburton bribery probe is lingering without the trial of some highly-placed Nigerians.



FG presses fresh charges against Justice Ademola

The Federal Government has preferred fresh charges against Justice Adeniyi Ademola of a Federal High Court in Abuja and his wife, Olabowale, who is the Head of Service of Lagos State, before a High Court of the Federal Capital Territory, Maitama, Abuja.

I won’t abandon APC, says Tinubu

The National leader of the All Progressives Congress, Asiwaju Bola Tinubu, has reiterated his commitment to the governing All Progressives Congress.

Adeosun, Emefiele back BoI scrapping, bank kicks

The Bank of Industry has kicked against the current move by the Senate to scrap it and establish the National Development Bank in its place.

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